We have been able to convince Aurora that Mr. Snake is deserving of her teeth at least as much as our fingers, canine ears, and the baseboard are. She gets very focused.
Often, out of the frame of most of these photos, there is Apex. Apex will pull, chew, and play tug-of-war with Aurora. But, butch Apex will not steal the toy and has to be constantly reassured that it’s okay for her to play with what the puppy is interested in. Apex is truly the Omega Bitch!